Choosing To Be Single & Happy

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

I could have been highly offended, and justifiably so. Instead, I made a conscious decision not to be. His words, although definitely not seasoned with salt, summed up for me in a nutshell the shared plight of many women over 40. This particularly applies to those of us who, either by choice or by circumstance, remain single. Fostered by a youth-enamored society, the assumption is that rather than being in any way enhanced by age, women are tarnished by it.

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Hair of the Dog

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Dilemmas for Emma, Popular, Women and Life|Tags: , , , |

I confess I knew Maggie shed before we were married. But, I have OCD and had no idea that I would have large, disgusting clumps of dog hair all over my house. It just so much hair. I vacuum every day and each time the hair fills the bag.

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Frustrated and Hungry

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Dilemmas for Emma, Popular, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , |

I love my husband in such a special way. I respect him. He makes me laugh. We spend tons of quality time together. I feel like our marriage of six years is for the most part strong and good. There is just one problem. We have no sexual chemistry...we don't have a good sex life...not anymore.

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Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured, Featured Author, General, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , |

At the age of 30, I was diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder. The diagnosis was actually a blessing, as well as a curse. The blessing? It clarified, identified, and explained bewildering behaviors, irrational fears, and confounding symptoms that I'd experienced my entire life. It set things in order. Now things made sense. I made sense, and I begin to see myself as I never had before.

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ICYMI: This Week’s News in Pictures Including Remembering Amelia Earhart, Protests in London, Border Collies, and Marijuana in Nevada

By | July 1st, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Events, News, Popular, Top Stories Headline|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Amelia Earhart stepping out of the cabin of a plane at Curtiss Field. Eighty Years Since Earhart's Disappearance July 2, 2017 marks eighty years since pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared during her circumnavigational flight around the world. Earhart's many accomplishments include being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, [...]

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Why Your Podiatrist Hates Your High Heels

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Fashion, Featured, Featured Author, Headline, Popular, Style, Top Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

Picture this: walking in high heels is the equivalent of walking on a ramp. When you wear high heels, the angle of your body changes to adjust for the incline of your feet. As you can imagine, the downward force places extra pressure on the balls of your feet.

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